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2201 W Malvern Ave, Fullerton, CA 92833-2106
(714) 992-6685
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11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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New York City, New York
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2,959 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 437 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

A nice atmosphere. A good little place in a shopping center area. Plenty of parking. The service was really nice and friendly. The prices look decent. And the place was fairly clean. And the drinks were reasonably priced.

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Thank Bernardo F
Brea, California, USA
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Want a place with good burgers, salads, soup, French fries; good friendly service; & get this every time you go, ISLAND's is the place to go 😋 We go to Island's at least a couple times a week.

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Thank Michael G
Fullerton, California
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652 reviews
328 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 304 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We have been coming here since they opened...can't believe I have never written a review for it! Islands is a chain restaurant which has burgers, tacos, salads, chicken sandwiches, etc. They have a bar and a restaurant section. They have plenty of TV's around...so you can talk your husband into going out to dinner! I absolutely love their grilled chicken... More 

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Thank RockNCreekGirl
Los Angeles, California
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

As title says, good food, but the service could be better. Restaurant was almost empty, yet food was slow to come out. My mahi mahi tacos were not that great - tortilla was raw. Will I come back? Yes. But it would not be my first choice.

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Thank Carl G
Kingsburg, California
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71 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Went to go visit my husbands family & they wanted to show us a good time they decided to take us to Islands it was so good and the waitress was helpful with all the questions we had being our first time & she didn't seem irritated at all. We ordered appetizers we ordered 2 one was enough, the hamburgers... More 

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Thank Esther C
Cancun, Mexico
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56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Friendly service and pretty attentive although very busy. Food was good. Restaurant was clean and inviting.

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Thank dprez1984
Fullerton, California, United States
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63 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is a chain restaurant with it's "corporate menu". I have been to this location a number of times since it's opening. With very few exceptions the service has been very good. The food quality is good. The portion sizes are satisfying. For the best value Islands has a happy hour menu at the bar which offers a reasonable variety... More 

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Thank Leigh J
Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My husband and I both love the hula burger. Can't complain about the bottomless fries either. Servers can be a little slow on refilling drinks or bringing us our condiments. Overall, come for the good burger. Price is decent to excuse the par/below-par service.

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Thank 0n0ppositeEnds
North Orange County CA
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78 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

This location has consistently gotten OC Health Dept high marks and reviews for their food and cleanliness. We always find the food fairly consistent on quality. This time my Hula Burger was slightly greasier than normal but very good. The extra grease may have been because I added their "red onions," which I wouldn't do again. Hubby had the Hawaiian... More 

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Thank B J
Fullerton, California
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

Great atmosphere (although the music is a little too loud) and the food is really tasty. Cheerful obliging servers and the service is FAST. Managers are hands-on.

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Thank jodyl

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
Vegetarian, American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2201 W Malvern Ave, Fullerton, CA 92833-2106
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Fullerton
  • Phone Number: (714) 992-6685

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?